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Pick 6: Com’n Sam, climb out on that limb

SR Story | Sam Adams is peaking at the right time. He had a perfect effort last week, going 6-0. The bad news is he didn’t pick up any ground. I also had a perfect week. That puts me at 36-12 (.750) and Adams at 34-14 (.708).

Pick 6: C’mon Sam, wonder out on that limb

SR Story | Sam Adams is peaking at the right time. He had a perfect effort last week, going 6-0. The bad news is he didn’t pick up any ground. I also had a perfect week. That puts me at 36-12 (.750) and Adams at 34-14 (.708). It’s …

Lake City retains top spot in poll

SR Story | Lake City has to like the view from the top of the NWPrepsNow Power Rankings. The Timberwolves (7-1) were tabbed No. 1 with 59 points for the second straight week. They locked up the Inland Empire League 5A championship last week with a 61-20 victory …

Lake City solidifies spot as area’s best team

SR Story | Lake City has to like the view from the top of the NWPrepsNow Power Rankings. The Timberwolves (7-1) were tabbed No. 1 with 59 points for the second straight week. They locked up the Inland Empire League 5A championship last week with a 61-20 win …

Gonzaga Prep running back Nick Johnson tries to turn the corner on a sweep. Johnson scored the Bullpups’ lone offensive touchdown. (Jesse Tinsley)

G-Prep uses defense, special teams to beat LC

SR Story | It was appropriate that the Gonzaga Prep-Lewis and Clark football game had a playoff feel Friday. The Bullpups rode their defense and eked out just enough offense in the end to hold off the Tigers 17-7 in a Greater Spokane League 4A game at Albi …

Game capsules

Inchelium 46, Northport 8
Ed Stensgar scored five touchdowns to lead Inchelium to a …
Rogers 30, North Central 21
Cole Shafer threw two touchdown passes on his way to …
Colville 32, Deer Park 14
By Thomas Clouse, NWPrepsNow ––– After falling behind for the …
Mt. Spokane 43, Rogers 14
By Josh Ouellette, NWPrepsNow.com –––- Mt. Spokane scored early and …
Curlew 44, Northport 14
Curlew’s Gunner Brown ran for three touchdowns and the Cougars …
Reardan 34, Colfax 6
Dustin Rettkowski rushed for 74 yards and two touchdowns, and …
Columbia 52, Almira/Coulee-Hartline 22
A potent rushing attack helped Columbia roll to a 52-22 …
Pateros 56, Wellpinit 50
Mikey Piechalski’s seven total touchdowns were just enough for visiting …

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Mead eliminates LC at District 8 4A volleyball

SR Story | Kristina Volz had nine kills and four blocks Thursday as Mead defeated visiting Lewis and Clark 25-11, 25-9, 25-22 in the first round of the District 8 4A volleyball tournament. Hannah Absalonson added 16 assists and Payton Douglass 14 digs for the fourth-seeded Panthers.

Volleyball: Young Viks take their state shot

SR Story | The Coeur d’Alene volleyball team heads to state without a senior on its team. That’s a little misleading, though. After the just completed regular season, the Vikings’ underclassmen are a year older in experience.

The Central Valley Bears celebrate a hard-fought victory over the University Titans on Tuesday. (Jesse Tinsley)

Central Valley captures first GSL volleyball title

SR Story | It took nearly 40 years, but the Central Valley Bears can finally raise the banner as Greater Spokane League volleyball champion. Senior Kazlyn Roullier had 12 kills and four blocks, and senior Kara Nitteberg added 20 digs and three aces as the host Bears (23-1-1, …

U-Hi sweeps Mead to set up GSL volleyball title match with CV

SR Story | The Greater Spokane League volleyball season has come down to one final chapter with a perfect ending. University and Central Valley will meet for the league title on Tuesday night at CV, both sporting 8-0 records despite the roadblocks both faced this season.

Volleyball: Central Valley improves to 8-0 in GSL

SR Story | Keann White had seven kills and Sasha Montgomery added eight digs and two aces Thursday as Central Valley improved to 8-0 in Greater Spokane League volleyball with a 3-0 win at Ferris. Jade Rockwood accounted for a game-high 27 assists for the Bears, who will …

Mead, CV set up showdown for GSL soccer title

SR Story | Kaylyn Thompson scored in the 70th minute to lift Mead to a 2-1 victory over Mt. Spokane in Greater Spokane League girls soccer at Mt. Spokane on Wednesday. Clair Neder also scored for the Panthers.

Game capsules

Mead def. Lewis and Clark
Kristina Volz had nine kills and four blocks as Mead …
Newport def. Riverside
Host Newport (8-6 NEA) edged Riverside (5-9 NEA) 22-25, 27-25, …
Chewelah def. Medical Lake
Jayden Rainer tallied 10 kills and Krislyn Koler totaled 11 …
Lakeside (WA) def. Colville
Lakeside defeated Colville 3-0 Thursday night. Jessica Schmautz led the …
Freeman def. Deer Park
Alisha Straw tallied 13 kills and Hayley Damon had 24 …
Odessa-Harrington def. Wellpinit
Jordyn Tanke posted eight kills, eight aces, stix dixs, and …
Wellpinit def. Columbia
Kyra Antone posted 14 kills and three blocks and Jovahni …
Tekoa-Rosalia def. Springdale
Sara Frost had six kills as Tekoa-Rosalia topped host Springdale …

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District soccer: Mt. Spokane edges Shadle Park for title

SR Story | The goals are coming a bit tougher these days for the Mt. Spokane girls soccer team, but the main objectives are still in sight. In the last game of the season on their home field Thursday afternoon, the Wildcats claimed a closer-than-expected, 1-0 win over …

District soccer play begins in Washington girls soccer

SR Story | After a regular season that largely went true to form, will the high school girls soccer playoffs be any different? The favorites and underdogs will find out today, as district play opens at the 4A, 3A and 2A levels. 4A: Defending state champ Central Valley …

CV beats Mead, captures GSL title

SR Story | Kelsey Turnbow scored in the 10th minute and Central Valley secured the Greater Spokane League title with a 1-0 win over Mead on Friday at Mead. The Panthers (9-6, 6-3) will host University on Thursday in the first round of the District 8 4A tournament.

Roundup: Coeur d’Alene girls dominate regional cross country

SR Story | Led by senior Josie Brown, the two-time defending 5A champion Coeur d’Alene girls earned a return trip to state with a dominating win Thursday at the 5A Region I cross country meet in Sandpoint. The Vikings finished with 16 team points. Lewiston (55) was second, …

Prep roundup: CdA girls soccer earns state berth

SR Story | Sarah Lambert scored in the 83rd minute and the Coeur d’Alene girls soccer team earned a spot in the state tournament with a 2-1 overtime win over Timberline in a 5A play-in match Saturday in Lewiston. Lambert scored the Vikings’ only goal in regulation. Coeur …

Lake City's Camryn Wendlandt rises to head the ball in 3-0 regional title victory over Coeur d'Alene. (Kathy Plonka)

Lake City girls soccer blanks CdA for 5A region title

SR Story | The seniors on the Lake City girls soccer team have some unfinished work. Two years ago, seven of the team’s eight seniors were instrumental in the Timberwolves’ state championship. Last year, though, Lake City fell in a state opener to eventual winner Boise.

GSL girls soccer: Early goal holds up for Mt. Spokane

SR Story | It’s a rivalry that defies classification: 4A or 3A … none of that mattered Wednesday afternoon, as University and Mt. Spokane brought their “A” game to a crucial Greater Spokane League girls soccer match. The biting wind at Mt. Spokane High School only made the …

Game capsules

Mead 3, University 1
Alex Chambers scored two goals as Mead secured their spot …
East Valley 3, Pullman 0
Chelsea Love scored a pair of goals and Autum Stewart …
Freeman 8, Deer Park 6
Freeman defeated Deer Park in a high scoring 6-8 game. …
Newport 2, Riverside 1
Emily Lewis scored two goals to push Newport past visiting …
Lakeside (WA) 5, Colville 0
Lakeside dominated Colville from start to finish in a 5-0 …
Central Valley 2, Lewis and Clark 0
Kelsey Turnbow connected on a 70th minute game-sealing goal leading …
Mt. Spokane 1, Shadle Park 0
Ashley Sanders scored Mt. Spokane’s only goal off of a …
Clarkston 1, Cheney 0
Ryen Nicholas scored the only goal for the Bantams, but …

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Cross country: Viking girls favored to win 3rd straight

SR Story | They’ve run all season without their top runner from 2013, but the Coeur d’Alene girls cross country team has fared just fine. The Vikings are favored to capture a third consecutive State 5A championship Saturday when the state meets are held at Eagle Island State …

Roundup: Coeur d’Alene girls dominate regional cross country

SR Story | Led by senior Josie Brown, the two-time defending 5A champion Coeur d’Alene girls earned a return trip to state with a dominating win Thursday at the 5A Region I cross country meet in Sandpoint. The Vikings finished with 16 team points. Lewiston (55) was second, …

North Central wins GSL cross-country crown

SR Story | The long-awaited showdown between two of the top runners in the nation was put on hold again Wednesday. North Central, the eight-time defending State 3A boys champion, lined up without defending individual state champ Tanner Anderson with the Greater Spokane League championship up for grabs.

West Valley High School runner Skylar Ovnicek warms up for training laps at Plantes Ferry Park in Spokane Valley on Tuesday. (Jesse Tinsley)

Eagles’s lead runner Skylar Ovnicek keeps eye on districts

SR Story | There are only a few miles left in Skylar Ovnicek’s high school cross country career, and the West Valley senior is ready for them. More importantly, he’s ready to share them. West Valley clinched the boys Great Northern League cross country regular season championship last …

CV girls soccer continues upward trend with win over LC

SR Story | Finally, the Central Valley girls soccer players can relax – a little. Battling through an opening-day loss, some key injuries and a challenging schedule, the Bears finally got to exhale Wednesday afternoon after a 3-1 win over Lewis and Clark at Hart Field.

Prep roundup: Coeur d’Alene girls, boys win Can-Am cross country

SR Story | The Coeur d’Alene girls and boys cross country teams won titles Saturday at the Can-Am Invitational in Kettle Falls. West Valley, however, had the top male and female finishers. The Eagles’ Skylar Ovnicek won the boys race after completing the 5,000-meter course in 16 minutes, …

Game capsules

NE2B League Championships
In the District 7 2B meet at Audobon Park, Jack …
GNL Districts
In Clarkston, Scott Kopczynski and Brittany Aquino won their respective …
3A District I
At Spirit Lake, Timberlake’s boys and girls teams placed first …
5A Region I
At Sandpoint, Lake City’s boys team and Coeur d’Alene’s girls …
4A Region I
At Sandpoint, Sandpoint’s boys and girls team placed first in …
Mead Rogers Lewis and Clark, Ferris
At Mead, the Panthers’ boys team swept Rogers, Ferris, and …
Mt. Spokane Shadle University, North Central
At Siemers Farm at Greenbluff, North Central’s boys team swept …
Gonzaga Prep, Central Valley
At Finch Arboretum, Central Valley’s boys and girls teams swept …

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Game capsules

St. George’s 2, Northwest Christian 1
Stow Miller scored the go-ahead goal for St. George’s to …
St. George’s 4, Northport 1
Michael Hamilton, Michael Thew and Ben Rieger each scored a …
Community School 2, Bonners Ferry 0
In the consolation final of the 3A State Tournament, Community …
Bonners Ferry 2, American Falls 1
Late game heroics extended Bonners Ferry’s season, as the Badgers …
Moscow 1, Preston 0
Moscow stayed alive in the 4A Boys Soccer Tournament with …
Lake City 3, Madison 1
The Lake City boys soccer team bounced back from a …
Centennial 2, Lake City 1
Centennial defeated Lake City 2-1 in a State 5A tournament …
Jerome 1, Moscow 0
Enrique Sandoval scored the only goal of the match to …

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Game capsules

Central Valley 15, University 2
Shayla Vegas went 3 for 3, belting two home runs …
University 13, Shadle Park 3
Lexi Ivankovich improved her record to 20-1 and went 4-4 …
Central Valley 15, North Central 5
Celynna Cobb went 3 for 4, hitting a grand slam, …
North Central 9, Mead 7
North Central scored four runs in the second and fourth …
Shadle Park 14, Lewis and Clark 12
Jaya Allen hit a 2-run home run and Shadle Park …
Mead 13, East Valley 3
At east Valley, Erin Kautzman hit a grand slam and …
University 13, North Central 11
At University, Natasha Nelson hit three doubles, driving in two …
Rogers 12, Shadle Park 7
Kalina Quilt went 4 for 4, hitting a double and …
Football »
Greg Lee: Post Falls victory was special for coach Jeff Hinz
Pick 6: Com’n Sam, climb out on that limb
Monster math required to figure Great Northern League football standings
Pick 6: C’mon Sam, wonder out on that limb
Lake City retains top spot in poll
Volleyball »
Mead eliminates LC at District 8 4A volleyball
Volleyball: Young Viks take their state shot
Year after year, Colfax volleyball one of top programs in state under Sue Doering
Monster math required to figure Great Northern League football standings
Central Valley captures first GSL volleyball title
Girls soccer »
District soccer: Mt. Spokane edges Shadle Park for title
District soccer play begins in Washington girls soccer
CV beats Mead, captures GSL title
Defending state champ Sandpoint opens 4A soccer with win
Roundup: Coeur d’Alene girls dominate regional cross country
Cross country »
Cross country: Viking girls favored to win 3rd straight
Roundup: Coeur d’Alene girls dominate regional cross country
North Central wins GSL cross-country crown
Prep Roundup: Mt. Spokane sweeps Gonzaga Prep, Rogers in cross country
Eagles’s lead runner Skylar Ovnicek keeps eye on districts
Slowpitch softball »
Fall sports all-league teams
Boys basketball »
Trio works wonders for U-Hi boys cross country
Notebook: Ex-Panther Chandler Rogers rules in Oklahoma
CdA star Idaho 5A Player of Year
Dragon slayers
State 3A/1A: Piper lifts Rainier Beach boys to title
Baseball »
West Valley names baseball field in honor of Jack Spring
Mt. Spokane gets blanked, elminated by Yakima
Northstars win 4th of July Wood Bat Classic
State 3A baseball: Mt. Spokane claws way to third place
Straughan pitches, hits Colton to title
Fastpitch softball »
Senior Hannah Wesselman powers U-Hi to state
Softball: University, Shadle Park make state; 4A teams stay home
Softball: Shadle Park holds off Southridge in 3A regional
Softball notes: Jordyn Soliday finds her place with Cardinals
Softball: Lakeside edges Riverside for District 7 1A title
Girls basketball »
G-Prep star Laura Stockton gives oral commitment to play basketball at Gonzaga
Mead’s Sue Winger, Coreen Labish pick colleges
Lewis and Clark turns to George Pfeifer to run girls basketball team
Central Valley’s Madison Hovren will play basketball at Army
G-Prep’s Otiona Gildon commits to Oregon
Wrestling »
Faced with battle, Meyer tastes victory
Ex-LC wrestling coach Phil Pomeroy dies
Wrestler Orndorff trys to pin down his future
Amazing winter for area teams
Post Falls battles to third straight trophy
Spring boys soccer »
Shootout win sends Ferris to semis
Young CV Bears, led by three seniors, suffer tough loss at state
Blackhawks survive Greyhounds, claim District 7 2A soccer title
CV tops Ferris in boys soccer to claim District 4A title
Boys soccer teams work toward season
Track and field »
Kopcynski, Allred pick up state victories
State 1A/2B/1B boys track: Medical Lake surges in 3,200 to capture 1A title
State 1A/2B/1B girls track: Colfax girls roll to 2B title
No records, but more gold for pair at small-schools track
Colfax’s Cai wins girls State 2B pole vault
Gymnastics »
Schlosser tops in floor ex
Mead gymnasts lower state expectations
Schlosser leads Mead gymnasts to regional crown
CBBN replaces GSL as biggest
Mead holds off Mt. Spokane in four-way meet
Boys tennis »
Kyle Fager, Courtney Provan win District 8 4A tennis singles titles
Inland Empire tennis tourney here
Tennis: LC’s Luke Brittan looks for perfect spot on court
Girls tennis »
Kyle Fager, Courtney Provan win District 8 4A tennis singles titles
Inland Empire tennis tourney here
Tennis notes: Ferris picks up star player out of the blue
Tennis: LC’s Luke Brittan looks for perfect spot on court
Boys golf »
Lakeland’s Derek Bayley makes U.S. Open bid
Lakeland’s Bayley drives toward good finish
Girls golf »
Lakeland’s Derek Bayley makes U.S. Open bid